Tess Vigeland is a veteran journalist and the CEO of Tess Vigeland Productions, a Los Angeles-based multimedia company. She spent 11 years as an anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, including six hosting the personal finance show Marketplace Money. Her first book, titled “Leap: Leaving A Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want,” was published in August 2015, by Random House Harmony. She can be heard as a backup anchor for NPR’s All Things Considered, as well as KCRW’s To The Point and KPCC’s Take Two in Los Angeles.
Science, Tech & Environment
Sand can seem like the most abundant and inexhaustible thing on Earth. But a global building boom is gobbling up sand — and destroying vital ecosystems around the world — for concrete and landfill.
The city-state of Singapore is preparing to host a much-hyped summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in just a few days. If you imagined there’d be a buzz in the air leading up to the on-again, off-again meeting that’s dominated global headlines for weeks, some people aren't feeling it.